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Here, Fido! Two states distribute robotic pets to curb seniors’ social isolation during pandemic
May 04, 2020
Florida and New York are using companion pets to help older adults, including those with dementia, combat the effects of social isolation during COVID-19 lockdowns.
Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, October 23
Oct 22, 2019
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Robot wellness coach links patients with providers while easing isolation
Jun 06, 2019
A robot helps chronic disease patients better manage their treatment plan and feel less alone while doing so.
Seniors: Robots can help, to a point
Sep 19, 2012
Seniors are generally receptive to the idea of caregiving robots, though they prefer assistance from humans for most activities of daily living, a new survey from the Georgia Institute of Technology finds
Seniors are accepting of robotic assistance, survey shows
Sep 13, 2012
Seniors are generally receptive to the idea of caregiving robots, though they prefer assistance from humans for certain tasks, a new survey finds.